CMS 2010 Introduction to Media Studies is a core class in the Communication and Media Studies program at Clayton State University. Links to other sections of this syllabus can be found in the header menu as well as the “General Class Policies” menu, which both appear on each page of the syllabus. The “General Class Policies” menu also includes a link to information related to the pandemic.
Additional course materials, including a detailed schedule of the semester’s topics and due dates, are available to enrolled students through Desire2Learn.
This syllabus is still being updated for the Spring 2023 semester. Check this syllabus regularly to make sure that you have the most current information.
- CRN: 80960
- Class meetings: TR 2:10 – 3:25 p.m.
- Classroom: Carnes Hall 215
Come to class. In addition, complete the first week’s assignments, which are listed in the Content section of our D2L course.
- Understanding Media and Culture
(This free online textbook is available in multiple formats, including a PDF formatted for online reading)
- EasyWriter by Andrea Lunsford
My contact information including office hours is collected on separate page.
Diversity and disability services
It is my intent that students from diverse backgrounds and perspectives be well served by this course, that students’ learning needs be addressed, and that the diversity that students bring to this class be viewed as a resource, strength and benefit. It is my intent to present materials and activities that are respectful of diversity along multiple dimensions, including ethnicity, race, gender, sexuality, disability, age, socioeconomic status, and culture. Your suggestions are encouraged and appreciated. Please let me know ways to improve the effectiveness of the course for you personally or for other students or student groups.